Middlefield Equal Sector Income Fund - First Quarter 2008 Distributions



    TORONTO, Jan. 21 /CNW/ - Middlefield Group is pleased to announce that
distributions for the first quarter of 2008 will be payable to unitholders of
Middlefield Equal Sector Income Fund as follows:

    
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                                                        Distribution Per
    Record Date               Payable Date                 Trust Unit
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    January 31, 2008          February 15, 2008              $0.065
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    February 29, 2008         March 14, 2008                 $0.065
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    March 31, 2008            April 15, 2008                 $0.065
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    The asset class weightings for the EQUAL SECTOR Investment Portfolio as at
December 31, 2007 were:

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    Asset Class                                          Portfolio Weighting
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    Power and Pipeline Trusts                                   26%
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    Oil and Gas Royalty Trusts                                  24%
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    Business Trusts                                             24%
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    Real Estate Investment Trusts                               24%
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    Cash                                                         2%
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    The trust units trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol
ESF.UN.

    This press release contains forward-looking information. The
forward-looking information contained in this press release is based on
historical information concerning the distributions and dividends paid on the
securities of issuers historically included in the portfolio of Middlefield
Equal Sector Income Fund. Actual future results, including the amount of
distributions paid by the Fund, may differ from the monthly distribution
amount. Specifically, the income from which distributions are paid may vary
significantly due to: changes in portfolio composition; changes in
distributions and dividends paid by issuers of securities included in the
Fund's portfolio from time to time; there being no assurance that those
issuers will pay distributions or dividends on their securities; the
declaration of distributions and dividends by issuers of securities included
in the portfolio will generally depend upon various factors, including the
financial condition of each issuer and general economic and stock market
conditions; the level of borrowing by the Fund; and the uncertainty of
realizing capital gains. The risks, uncertainties and other factors that could
influence actual results are described under "Risk Factors" in the Fund's
prospectus dated September 28, 2005 and other documents filed by the Fund with
the Canadian securities regulatory authorities. The forward-looking
information contained in this press release constitutes the Fund's current
estimate, as of the date of this press release, with respect to the matters
covered hereby. Investors and others should not assume that any
forward-looking statement contained in this press release represents the
Fund's estimate as of any date other than the date of this press release.





For further information:

For further information: please visit our website at www.middlefield.com
or contact the undersigned: Nancy Tham, Senior Vice President, (416) 847-5349

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